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The Spiritual Rose; Or Method Of Saying The Rosaries Of The Most Holy Name Of Jesus And The Blessed Virgin, With Their Litanies: Also The Meditations And Prayers, Adapted To the Holy Way Of The Cross, &c.
Topics: Rosary, Prayer books and devotions, Meditations, Irish language
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by O'Donnell, Thomas, 1865-
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CONTENTS CHAPTER I " Do yon know are they worthy ? " — The chief concern of Pius X — The present state of the clergy — The clerical standard — The Sacred Scripture addresses priests — The duties of a priest require sanctity — What the people expect — A man of prayer — The Mass — Mental prayer — Devotional reading — Self-examination 1-17 CHAPTER II Attende Lectioni — Advantages of a taste for reading — How to read — The choice of books — A priest not a...
Topics: Pastoral Theology -- Catholic Church, Catholic Church -- Clergy, Catholic Church, Clergy
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by Ward, Bernard Nicolas, 1857-1920, compiler
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SUMMARY OF CONTENTS CHAPTER I Home at Abingdon and School Days at Oxford 1 Parents and Home of St Edmund — Another Account — Birth of St Edmund — His Childhood — Mabel's Solicitude for her Children — At School at Oxford — His Life is saved by a remarkable Providence — The Boy Jesus appears to him — He suffers from Headaches : His Remedy — He dedicates himself before the Statue of the Blessed Virgin. CHAPTER II Student at Paris 16 Mabel sends her two Sons to Paris — His...
Topics: Christian saints, Edmund, of Abingdon, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury, approximately 1170-1240,...
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Library Of Religious Biography Volume 1: The Life Of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Of The Society Of Jesus Library Of Religious Biography Volume 2: The Life Of Marie Eustelle Harpain, The Sempstress Of Saint-Pallais, Called "The Angel Of The Eucharist." Library Of Religious Biography Volume 3: The Life Of St Stanislas Kostka Of The Society Of Jesus   Library Of Religious Biography Volume 4: The Life Of The Baron De Renty; Or, Perfection In The World Exemplified Library Of Religious Biography...
Topics: Christian Saints -- Biography, Library Of Religious Biography, Boudon, Henri-Marie, 1624-1702
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by Benson, Robert Hugh, 1871-1914
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CONTENTS PART I CHRIST IN THE INTERIOR SOUL I. The Friendship of Christ 3 [General] Gen. ii:18 II. The Friendship of Christ 14 [Interior] Gen. ii:18 III. The Purgative Way. Psalm 1:4 22 IV. The Illuminative Way. Psalm xvii : 29 33 PART II CHRIST IN THE EXTERIOR V. Christ in the Eucharist. John vi:35 45 VI. Christ in the Church. John xv:5 55 VII. Christ in the Priest. John i:17 66 VIII. Christ in the Saint. Matthew v:14 76 IX. Christ in the Sinner. Luke xv:2 85 X. Christ in the Average Man....
Topics: Jesus Christ, Sermons, English, Catholic Church, Catholic Church -- Sermons
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by Liguori, Alfonso Maria de', Saint, 1696-1787; Savonarola, Girolamo, 1452-1498; John Joseph of the Cross, Saint, 1654-1739; Pacifico, of San Severino, Saint, 1653-1721; Veronica Giuliani, Saint, 1660-1727
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by Herbert, Mary Elizabeth Herbert, Baroness, 1822-1911
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Life of the venerable Elizabeth Canori Mora, tr. from the Ital. by lady Herbert 1878 CONTENTS.  CHAPTER I.  Birth of Elizabeth Canori. — Names given her in Baptism. — Her amiable character in childhood. — She is confided to the Religious of S. Euphemia, and afterwards to those of the Monastery of Cascia. — Returned to her family, she by degrees loses her fervour. — Finding it impossible to become a Religious, she resolves to contract Marriage. — Gloomy prognostics regarding the...
Topics: Women mystics, Blessed -- Italy -- Rome -- Biography, Canori Mora, Elisbaetta, 1774-1825, Women...
CONTENTS CARDINAL LOGUE. Sermon SAINT AUGUSTINE. Chapter I Chapter II Chapter III Chapter IV Chapter V Chapter VI Chapter VII Chapter VIII Chapter IX Chapter X Chapter XI Chapter XII Chapter XIII Chapter XIV Chapter XV Chapter XVI Chapter XVII Chapter XVIII Chapter XIX Chapter XX Chapter XXI Chapter XXII Chapter XXIII Chapter XXIV Chapter XXV Chapter XXVI Chapter XXVII Chapter XXVIII Chapter XXIX Chapter XXX Chapter XXXI Chapter XXXII Chapter XXXIII 680 Chapter XXXIV 682 Chapter XXXV 685...
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by Maimbourg, Claude; Courtot, François, -approximately 1705; Oratorians in England
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. THE LIFE OF ST. THOMAS OF VILLANOVA. PART I. I. Of the Birth of St Thomas of Villanova, and the inclination to assist the poor which he displayed in his early youth 3 II. He is sent to study at the university of Alcala, and makes rapid progress in virtue and learning 9 III. He takes the habit in the order of St. Augustine 13 IV. Of his conduct in the observance of the rules after his profession, and of his elevation to the priesthood 18 V. He teaches...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Thomas, of Villanova, Saint, 1486-1555, Solano, Francisco, Saint,...
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by Hage, Hyacinth, 1851-1900; Ward, Nicholas Joseph, 1856-1922; Gibbons, James, 1834-1921
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CONTENTS. Introduction by Cardinal Gibbons 7 I. Birth and Parentage 13 II. Childhood 17 III. Youth, and School Life 26 IV. Religious Vocation 34 V. His Journey to the Novitiate 50 VI. Life in the Novitiate 58 VII. His Affections Spiritualized 72 VIII. His Clerical Studies 77 IX. The Struggle for Perfection 83 X. Temperance and Mortification 91 XI. Chastity 99 XII. His Humility 106 XIII. His Meekness 116 XIV. His Cheerfulness 120 XV. His Spirit of Religion 126 XVI. His Regularity 135 XVII. His...
Topics: Christian saints -- Biography, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Saint, 1838-1862
CONTENTS PAGE ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS v LETTER FROM CARMELITE GENERAL ix DECREE FOR BEATIFICATION xi PREFACE BY WALTER ELLIOTT, C.S.P xiv PREFACE BY THE EDITOR xvi AUTOBIOGRAPHY FIRST BOOK CHAPTER PAGE I. Birthplace and Parentage 3 II. Horror of Sin 5 III. New Favors 7 IV. Trials from Her Family 9 V. Constancy and Recollection 11 VI. Journey to Avila 12 VII. Protection of God 13 VIII. Apparitions 15 IX. Her Entrance Into Religion 16 SECOND BOOK CHAPTER PAGE I. Object of Vocation to Carmel 18...
Topics: Nuns, Nuns -- Belgium -- Antwerp -- Biography, Anne of St. Bartholomew, Mother, 1550-1626,...
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by Feuillet, Jean Baptiste; Lorenzini, Francesco
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. THE LIFE OF S. ROSE OF LIMA. I. Her country, her birth, her inclinations, and the vow of virginity which she made at the age of five years 3 II. Her obedience, the respect she had for her parents, and the assistance she rendered them 8 III. S. Rose takes the habit of the Third Order of S. Dominic, in imitation of S. Catherine of Siena, whom she had taken for her model 14 IV. Her humility, her incomparable purity of heart, and other virtues 20 V. Her...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Christian Saints -- Biography, Colomba, da Rieti, Blessed, 1467-1501,...
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by Thébaud, Augustus J., 1807-1885
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TABLE OF CONTENTS. FIRST BOOK. DOCTRINE OR PRINCIPLES. CHAPTER I. THE FIRST SOURCE OF HOLINESS IN THE CHURCH IS DERIVED FROM THE BELIEF IN THE ORIGINAL RIGHTEOUSNESS OF MAN AT HIS CREATION. 1. Place of man in creation 16 2. Of man's creation in general 23 3. Mr. Darwin's hypothesis 25 4. Man was created to the image and likeness of God 37 CHAPTER II. SECOND PRINCIPLE OF HOLINESS IN THE CHURCH — THE PRESERVATION OF THE DECALOGUE AS INTERPRETED BY CHRIST, AND ITS EXTENSION TO THE WHOLE HUMAN...
Topics: Church -- Holiness, Catholic Church, Church
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by Montalembert, Charles Forbes, comte de, 1810-1870
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CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. THE YOUTH OF COLUMBA, AND HIS MONASTIC LIFE IN IRELAND. The biographers of Columba. — His different names. — His royal origin. — The supreme kings of Ireland : the O'Neills and O'Donnells; Red Hugh. — Birth of Columba ; vision of his mother. — His monastic education; jealousy of his comrades; Kieran; the two Finnians; the school of Clonard. — Vision of the guardian angel and the three brides. — The assassin of a virgin struck by death at the prayer of Columba....
Topics: Christian saints -- biography, Columba, Saint, 521-597, Columban, Saint, 543-516
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Library Of Religious Biography Volume 1: The Life Of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Of The Society Of Jesus Library Of Religious Biography Volume 2: The Life Of Marie Eustelle Harpain, The Sempstress Of Saint-Pallais, Called "The Angel Of The Eucharist." Library Of Religious Biography Volume 3: The Life Of St Stanislas Kostka Of The Society Of Jesus   Library Of Religious Biography Volume 4: The Life Of The Baron De Renty; Or, Perfection In The World Exemplified Library Of Religious Biography...
Topics: Christian Saints -- Biography, Library Of Religious Biography, Taigi, Anna Maria, 1769-1837
"Manual Of The Apostleship Of Prayer: Enriched with ample indulgences by His Holiness Pius IX., and approved of by a large number of Archbishops and Bishops, and affiliated to the Association of The Sacred Heart established in Rome, in the church della Pace. By the R.P. Ramiere, S.J., Director of the Association. Translated from the French" CONTENTS. I. Short Account of the Apostleship of Prayer 1 II. On the Spirit of the Apostleship of Prayer! 4 III. The Advantages of the Apostleship...
Topics: Apostleship of Prayer (Organization), Prayer -- Catholic Church
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Saints And Servants Of God Series The Life Of S. Alphonso Maria De Liguori, Bishop Of St. Agatha Of The Goths, And Founder Of The Congregation Of The Most Holy Redeemer, Volume 1   The Life Of S. Alphonso Maria De Liguori, Bishop Of St. Agatha Of The Goths, And Founder Of The Congregation Of The Most Holy Redeemer, Volume 2   [you are here]   The Life Of S. Alphonso Maria De Liguori, Bishop Of St. Agatha Of The Goths, And Founder Of The Congregation Of The Most Holy Redeemer, Volume 3   ...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Liguori, Alfonso Maria de', Saint, 1696-1787, Redemptorists,...
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by Catholic Church. Liturgy. Occasional and supplementary papers
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CONTENTS. PAGE. Table of Movable Feasts 4 Lay Baptism 4 Table of Feast-, Fast- and Abstinence- Days 5 The Commandments of God and of the Church 6 Morn ing Prayers 7 The Lord's Prayer 13 The Angelic Salutation 13 The Apostle's Creed 13 The Angel us 15 The Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus. 16 Evening Prayers 22 Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary 26 Holy Mass, what it is 30 Rules for Assisting at Mass 31 The Asperges 33 Ordinary of the Mass 36 Prayers at Mass (another formula) 64 Prayers after...
Topic: Catholic Church -- Prayers And Devotions
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by Cepari, Virgilio, approximately 1563-1631
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Birth and parentage of the saint 1 II. Of her delight in almsgiving, and in hearing others speak of God 2 III. Of her devotion to the most holy Trinity and the blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist 3 IV. Of her voluntary application to prayer, her love of retirement, and dislike of vain shows 5 V. Of her early temperance, her zeal for the honour of God, and her desire to instruct little children in the principles of the holy faith 7 VI. She is...
Topics: Christian Saints -- Italy -- Biography, De' Pazzi, Maria Maddalena, Saint, 1566-1607, Carmelites --...
Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. THE LIFE OF ST. CATHERINE OF RICCI. I. St. Catherine's birth and education 1 II. The Saint returns to her father's house, and enters the monastery of St. Vincent at Prato 6 III. The Saint's constancy in remaining in the monastery 10 IV. Her return to the monastery— her clothing and profession 13 V. On the Saint's great faith and hope 20 VI. The Saint's great love of God 22 VII. Her prayers, devotions, fastings, and penances 31 VIII. Her ecstasies...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Christian Saints -- Biography, Caterina de' Ricci, Saint, 1522-1589,...
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"Your Ladyship is aware of the circumstances under which this little volume was confided to me for publication. You well know the piety that undertook, the talent that executed, and the humility that would disclaim, this valuable little production. Your maternal care reared the tender scion, which, transplanted into the favoured and secluded garden of the Spouse, has produced this— its delicious first-fruit — in due season. To your Ladyship, therefore, is preeminently due this little...
Topics: Christian Saints, Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart, Saint, 1747-1770, Christian Saints --...
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by Wylde, Katharine, 1854-
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CONTENTS Preface and List of Books Consulted v PART I I. Teresa in the World 1 Avila — Early Days — The Pun d'onor — The Vocation II. The Sixteenth Century in Spain 14 History — Literature — Art III. The Spanish Church in the Sixteenth Century 27 The Ideals — Church Reforms — The Inquisition — Protestantism IV. Teresa at the Convent of the Incarnation 46 The Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel — Sickness — Declension V. The Supernatural 61 Doubts and Distress — Experiences...
Topics: Christian Women Saints -- Spain -- Biography, Christian Saints -- Spain -- Biography, Teresa, of...
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by Frassinetti, Giuseppe, 1804-1868; Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892; Oblates of St. Charles
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INDEX. The Preface ix Preface to the Sixth Edition xi Notice xiii PROLOGUE. OF RELIGION. I. The Necessity of a Religion 1 II. The Necessity of a Revealed Religion 2 III. The Marks of the Revealed Religion 6 CHAPTER I. THE SOURCES OF THEOLOGY. I. Holy Scripture 12 II. Tradition 17 III. The Church 20 IV. Councils 30 V. The Roman Pontiff 35 VI. The Holy Fathers, Doctors, and Schoolmen 41 VII. History, Human Reason, and Philosophy 43 CHAPTER II. GOD — THE ONE AND TRINE. I. General Idea of God 45...
Topics: Catholic Church -- Catechisms and creeds -- English, Catholic Church, Catechisms, English,...
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by Gerrard, Thomas J. (Thomas John), 1871-1916
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CONTENTS Page Introduction i Chapter I. Institution and Purpose 7 II. The Sanctity of Marriage 18 III. Choice of a State 31 IV. Choice of a Mate 43 V. Mixed Marriages 58 VI. Between Husband and Wife 69 VH. Conjugal Restraint 82 VIII. Before and After Childbirth 95 IX. The Blessings of Many Children 107 X. Between Parents and Children 121 XI. Sexual Instruction for the Young 139 XII. Catholic Education 152 XIII. The Catholic Family 168 NOTE TO REVISED EDITION I beg to express my grateful...
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by Feuillet, Jean Baptiste; Faber, Frederick William, 1814-1863; Hansen, Leonhard, -1685
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. I. Her country, her birth, her inclinations, and the vow of virginity which she made at the age of five years 21 II. Her obedience, the respect she had for her parents, and the assistance she rendered them 28 III. S Rose takes the habit of the Third Order of S. Dominic, in imitation of S. Catherine of Sienna, whom she had taken for her model 37 IV. Her humility, her incomparable purity of heart, and other virtues 44 V. Her fasts, her disciplines, and...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Christian Saints -- Biography, Rose, of Lima, Saint, 1586-1617,...
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by Britt, Matthew
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CONTENTS Preface by Rt. Bev. Msgb. Hugh T. Henry, Litt.D. 9 Author's Preface 13 Acknowledgments 15 Bibliography 17 Introduction 21 Historical 21 Meters 25 Canonical Hours 31 PART I The Hymns of the Psalter 33 Prime 33 Terce 35 Sext 36 None 37 Compline 39 Sunday at Matins 40 Te Deum 44 Sunday at Lauds 49 Monday at Matins 54 Monday at Lauds 55 Tuesday at Matins 58 Tuesday at Lauds 59 Wednesday at Matins 61 Wednesday at Lauds 63 Thursday at Matins 64 Thursday at Lauds 65 Friday at Matins 66 Friday...
Topics: Catholic Church -- Hymns, Catholic Church, Catholic Church -- Liturgy
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by Alapont, Giuseppe; Giuseppe, Maria, 1737-1814
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. THE LIFE OF B. LEONARD OF PORT MAURICE. PART I. I. The birth, country, and parentage of Blessed Leonard, with the history of his childhood. 1 II. Blessed Leonard goes to Rome ; his life as a secular in that city. 7 III. Blessed Leonard manifests a vocation to the religious life. The difficulties he had to encounter in carrying it into effect. IS IV. The conduct of Blessed Leonard during his novitiate and studies, until he became a lecturer on...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Léonard, of Port-Maurice, Saint, 1676-1751, Fattore, Nicholas,...
CONTENTS Introduction 31 CHAPTER I. Characteristics of St Alphonsus. — Antiquity and nobility of his family. — Piety of his parents. — Birth of Alphonsus. — His brothers and sisters. — Childhood of the saint — Remarkable prediction of St Francis Jerome, S. J. — Singular coincidence 1 CHAPTER II. Early education of Alphonsus. — His first steps in piety. — Father Tannola's reminiscences of Madame Liguori. — Alphonsus as a boy. — With the Oratorians. — He attains to sublime...
Topics: Christian saints, Liguori, Alfonso Maria de', Saint, 1696-1787
The Glories Of The Catholic Church : the Catholic Christian instructed in defence of his faith, Volume 1  [you are here] The Glories Of The Catholic Church : the Catholic Christian instructed in defence of his faith, Volume 2 The Glories Of The Catholic Church : the Catholic Christian instructed in defence of his faith, Volume 3 Digitized by Google.
Topics: Catholic Church, Theology, Doctrinal, Catholic Church -- Doctrines
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by Coleridge, Henry James, 1822-1893
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The Life and Letters of St. Teresa, Volume 1    The Life and Letters of St. Teresa, Volume 2    The Life and Letters of St. Teresa, Volume 3    CONTENTS CHAPTER I. FAMILY AND CHILDHOOD OF TERESA. Avila 1 Alfonso Sanchez de Cepeda 2 His family 3 Birth of Teresa 4 Her childhood 5 Her account of her parents 6 Christian families in Spain 7 Her brother Rodrigo 8 Desire of martyrdom 9 Picture of our Lord at the well 10 Dona Beatriz 10 Books of Chivalry 11 Death of Dona Beatriz 11 Maria de...
Topics: The Life And Letters Of St. Teresa, Terese, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582
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History Of The Catholic Church, for use in seminaries and colleges, Volume 1   History Of The Catholic Church, for use in seminaries and colleges, Volume 2   [you are here]  CONTENTS OF VOL. II. SECOND EPOCH - continued PERIOD II. FROM GREGORY VII. TO THE SO-CALLED REFORMATION. A. HISTORY OF THE EXTERIOR CONDITION OF THE CHURCH. II. CHURCH AND STATE. 2. From thb Death of Boniface VIII. to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century. 124. The Exile of the Popes at Avignon. — Popes Benedict XI....
Topics: Catholic Church, Church history, Catholic Church -- History, Église catholique, Église, Église...
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by Catholic Church; Catholic Church. Plenary Council of Baltimore (3rd : 1884)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS. (For full alphabetical Index see end of book.) Devotions to which Indulgences are attached are marked thus : (i) Calendar, 1 Movable Feasts, Tables of, 14 Days of Obligation and Devotion, 16 Abridgment of Christian Doctrine, 20 Christian Faith and Practice, 25 Morning Prayers (Prime), 37 Another Form, 51 Acts of Faith, Hope, etc., 53 Angelus, etc., 55 Grace before and after Meals, 58 Litanies of the Holy Name and of Loreto, 60 Evening Prayers (Compline), 69 Another Form, 81...
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- English, Catholic Church, Catholic Church -- Prayers...
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by Coleridge, Henry James, 1822-1893
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The Life And Letters Of St. Francis Xavier, Volume 1   The Life And Letters Of St. Francis Xavier, Volume 2   CONTENTS BOOK IV. FROM THE RETURN OF FRANCIS TO INDIA TO HIS SAILING FOR JAPAN. 1548-1549. CHAPTER I. FRANCIS REVISITING THE PARAVAS. Francis with the Bishop at Cochin. 1 Letter of the King to the Governor 2 Orders regarding religion 3 Character of the Governor 4 Death of Miguel Vaz 5 LETTER LVI. TO JOHN III KING OF PORTUGAL, COCHIN, JAN. 20, 1548. Information as to the East 6 As to...
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CONTENTS. PART I. Exclamations of the Soul to God. I. Complaints of the soul at its separation from God during this life 3 II. How the soul which loves God is divided between the desire of enjoying Him and the obligation of assisting her neighbour .... 5 III. Thoughts of the Saint on the consideration of her sins, and of the mercy of God . . . .7 IV. Prayer that God would enable the Saint to recover the time which she had not spent in loving and serving Him 10 V. Of the complaint of Martha, and...
Topics: Christian saints -- Biography, Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582, Teresa, of Avila, Saint,...
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by Murray, John O'Kane, 1847-1885
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CONTENTS Prefaces, v, xxv. Letters, ix. Press Notices, xviii. Contents, xxix. Biographical Index, xxxvi. BOOK I. INTRODUCTION. THE EARLY CATHOLIC DISCOVERIES — COLUMBUS AND HIS SUCCESSORS. Our Centennial — Poetry — Catholicity no Stranger in the New World — Found Everywhere — Its Present Numbers — Bird's-eye View of Europe in the Fifteenth Century — Protestantism Unknown — Catholic Progress — Columbus — The Mysterious Atlantic — The Lofty Motives of America's Discoverer...
Topics: Catholic Church -- United States -- History, Catholic Church, United States
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by Scheeben, Matthias Joseph, 1835-1888; Wilhelm, Joseph, 1845-1920; Scannell, Thomas B. (Thomas Bartholomew), 1854-1917
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CONTENTS OF VOL. I. Preface v Introduction. I. Definition and Division of Theology xvii II. A Short Sketch of the History of Theology xviii III. The Special Task of Theology at the Present Time — The Plan 1 BOOK I. THE SOURCES OF THEOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE. THE OBJECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF THEOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE. Chap. I. — Divine Revelation. § 1. Notion of Revelation — Three Degrees of Revelation 3 § 2. The Nature and Subject-matter of Natural Revelation 4 § 3. The Object and Necessity of a...
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CONTENTS THE CATHOLIC RELIGION EXPOUNDED 17 The Creed Defined 17 The Second Article of the Creed 23 The Third Article of the Creed 29 The Fourth Article of the Creed 30 The Fifth Article of the Creed 32 The Sixth Article of the Creed 34 The Seventh Article of the Creed 35 The Eighth Article of the Creed 37 The Ninth Article of the Creed 40 The Tenth Article of the Creed 64 The Eleventh Article of the Creed 66 The Twelfth Article of the Creed 68 EXPLANATION OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS 70 The First...
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by Liguori, Alfonso Maria de', Saint, 1696-1787; Jones, James
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The Way Of Salvation: Meditations For Every Day Of The Year CONTENTS. PART I. MEDITATIONS SUITABLE FOR ALL TIMES OF THE YEAR. On eternal Salvation 1 On Sin, as It dishonours God 2 On the patience of God in waiting for sinners 4 Ou the certainty of death 6 On the loss of all things in death 7 On the great thought of Eternity 9 On the death of Jesus Christ 11 On abusing the mercy of God 12 On the emptiness and shortness of human life 14 On the contempt with which the sinner treats God 16 On the...
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by Jameson, Mrs. (Anna), 1794-1860; Jameson, Mrs. (Anna), 1794-1860. Sacred and legendary art. Second series
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CONTENTS. Preface xiii Introduction I. General Character and Influence of Monastic Art Ugliness and Sameness of the Representations. Historical and Moral Importance of the Monastic Subjects, generally and individually. ContraSt. between the Benedictine Pictures and those of the Mendicant Orders xvii II. Distinction between the Devotional and the Historical xxvi III. Founders, Habits, and Attributes of the different Orders xxix IV. Principal Churches and Edifices of the various Orders xxxix ST....
Topics: Sacred And Legendary Art, Monasticism And Religious Orders In Art, Christian Saints In Art,...
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by Kenrick, Francis Patrick, 1796-1863
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CONTENTS. PART I. SPIRITUAL SUPREMACY. Chapter I. — Nature of the Primacy 15 Organization of the Church by Christ. Necessity of a Central Power. Learned Work of Dr. Spalding. Presumptive Evidence. Reasons of Professor Major. Motives of Luther. Henry VIII. Photius. Acknowledgments of Mr. Allies. Prejudices against the Papacy. Federal System. Chapter II. — Promise of the Primacy 24 Custom of our Lord. Change of Name. Concession of Barrow. Promise. Personal Faith. Admission of the First...
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by Maumigny, René de, 1837-1918
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Practice of mental prayer. First Treatise, Ordinary Prayer Practice Of Mental Prayer Second Treatise; Extraordinary Prayer [you are here] Digitized by Google. CONTENTS Preface 3 PART I Nature and Degrees of Extraordinary Prayer CHAPTER I. There are two Kinds of Mental Prayer: Ordinary and Extraordinary 13 II. Supernatural Recollection 18 III. Difference between Supernatural Recollection and Affective Prayer 23 IV. First Characteristic of Contemplation: Faith is Rendered Perfect in it by the...
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CONTENTS. The Roman Catacombs 1 Symbols of the Holy Eucharist in the Roman Catacombs 4 Martyrdom of St. Sixtus II 9 Legend of St. Tabcissus 11 The Altar of the Early Church 11 Communion of the Early Christians 14 The Saints of the Desert 18 St. Ionatius, Bishop of Antiogh, Martyr, A.D. 107 20 St. Eudoxia, Martyr, A.D. 147 21 Facts related by St. Cyprian, B.M., A.D. 257 22 St. Cornelius and Serapion, A.D. 264 22 St. Gregory of Nazianzum, A.D. 889 23 St. Basil and the converted Jew, A.D. 379 23...
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by Boudon, Henri-Marie, 1624-1702; Thompson, Edward Healy, 1813-1891
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CONTENTS. ADVERTISEMENT page y DEDICATION TO THE HOLY FAMILY. Xii DEDICATION TO THE HOLY BISHOPS OF THE DIOCESE OF EVREUX PART I. CHAPTER I. JESUS HIDDEN IN HIS GENERAL SELF-ANNIHILATION. Jesus hidden as He is God. God everywhere present, yet everywhere forgotten and ignored. Creatures alone re- garded ; the Creator disregarded and offended. How little fear of His Divine Majesty even among Christians and Catholics. Jesus hidden as He is man; whilst men delight in display page 3 CHAPTER II....
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CONTENTS. Part I. CHAPTER I. Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Section I. Jesus 1 Section II. Mary 9 Section III. St Joseph 16 Pious Reflection, Resolution, Prayers : Litany of the Holy Hamily 20-23 CHAPTER II. Section I. The Doctrine of the Catholic Church on the Invocation of Saints, and on that of St. Joseph 24 Section II. Communion of Saints 29 Section III. The Old Testament on the Invocation of Saints 33 Section IV. The New Testament on the Invocation of Saints 36 Section V. Tradition on the...
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The Manual Of The Holy Catholic Church, Volume 1  The Manual Of The Holy Catholic Church, Volume 2   [you are here]  Digitized by Google. Volume 2: Light from the altar; or, The true Catholic in the church of Christ TABLE OF CONTENTS LIGHT FROM THE ALTAR OR THE TRUE CATHOLIC IN THE CHURCH OF CHRIST Ceremonies of the Church CHAPTER I. EXPLANATION OF RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES. The Meaning of Sacred Rite or Ceremony 2 Sacred Ceremonies Instituted by Jesus Christ 4 Why Latin is Used in the Church 7...
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by Tabor, Margaret E. (Margaret Emma), d. 1954
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CONTENTS Adelaide, St. (of Bergamo) 1 Adrian. St. (Patron Saint of Soldiers) 1 Afra and Julia, SS. (Patron Saints of Brescia) 1 Agratha, St. 2 Agnes, St. (Span. Inez) 2 Alban, St. 3 Albert, St. (Bishop of Vercelli, and Patriarch of Jerusalem) 3 Albertus Magnus, St. 4 Alexander, St. (of Bergamo) 4 Alexis, St. (Lat. S. Alexius; Ital. Sant' Alessio) 4 Ambrose, St. (Ital. Sant' Ambrogio). (Patron Saint of Milan) 5 Andrew, St. (Biblical, Patron Saint of Russia and Scotland) 6 Angelas the Carmelite,...
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INTRODUCTION. Wonders of the church - We are born of Christ - The church ever the same - Why God created - Fall of the angels - Creation and fall of man - How sin disturbed God's works - Why God had mercy on us - The Incarnation - Adam's lost empire - Christ now takes the place of Adam - The church Christ's empire - How we are born of Christ - Politics and Religion - The Trinity the model of the church - The mission of Christ and of the Holy Ghost - The five hierarchies of heaven and of the...
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LIST OF CONTENTS CLASSIFIED AND DIVIDED INTO EIGHT PARTS. PART THE FIRST ON GOD, HIS ATTRIBUTES, GIFTS, GRACES, &C. 1. On the Love of God, i St. Francis of Sales and Father Segneri. 2. On the Holy Fear of God, 5 Pere Bretteville, Fathers Faber, Nouet, and St. Gregory. 3. On the Holy Will of God, 9 Pere Nepveu, Massillon, and St. Augustine. 4. On the Word of God, 12 Pere de la Porte, Massillon, and SS. Francis and Cyprian, 5. On the Law of God, 16 SS. Augustine, Chrysostom, Jerome, and...
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Contents Introduction 5 Table of Movable Feasts 30 Table of Feasts of Obligation 31 Fasting-days of Obligation 32 Some Movable Feasts of Special Devotion 32 The Calendar 34 Sanctify the Day 48 Sanctify the Week 57 Sanctify the Month 59 Gems of the Months 61 Hymn 62 Devotion and Devotions 63 Introductory Reflections 80 1. — On Prayer. — Vocal Prayer in Particular 80 2. — Vocal Prayer as Distinct from Mental Prayer 98 Ejaculations. — Indulgenced Prayers 08 Necessity of Prayer 101 What Are...
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